LibriVox recording of My Hunt After 'The Captain', by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Read by David Wales. Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice. Originally published in The Atlantic Magazine, 1862. Holmes, Sr. (1809 -1894) was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author. He was regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast... Topics: American Civil War, Keedysville Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
A reading from the 1865 book Pictorial history of the civil war in the United States of America, by Benson J Lossing: 00:47 'the troubling spirit' 02:27 'Popular Sovereignty' 04:00 'to the surprise of the representatives of the the Free-Labor States' 06:39 'three reports' 08:35 'pre-concerted rebellion' FIND A VIDEO OF THIS EPISODE AT: https://www.youtube.com/user/historyacw Topic: American Civil War
A reading from the 1865 book Pictorial history of the civil war in the United States of America, by Benson J Lossing 00:48 'a mighty phenomenon' 02:13 'the supreme law of the land' 05:25 'summoned to assemble in Charleston' 07:37 'the spirit of the slave system' 08:34 Caleb Cushing 10:23 'the electric spark' FIND A VIDEO OF THIS EPISODE AT: https://www.youtube.com/user/historyacw Topic: American Civil War
The full reading of Chapter One of Benson J Lossings book (of 1865) pictorial history of the civil war in the United States. This recording brings together previously posted segments: Topics: historyacw, American Civil War
byDenis Sanders; Terry Sanders; Robert W Chambers; American Film Foundation.
A drama of the Civil War. Two Union soldiers and a Confederate soldier, facing each other at a battle front, agree on an hour's truce during which they exchange conversation and supplies and join in a mutual salute over the grave of a newly buried Union soldier.Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Discusses the problems that arise when food intake is not coordinated with energy output, examining both obesity and anorexia nervosa. Shows how the... Topic: American Civil War (1861-1865)